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Travel the World!

Travel the World

Stuck at home this summer? Pick up a good book and let it take you away. Local booksellers and librarians share their top picks for books that can transport you, whether it’s to a tropical beach, a foreign land, a courtroom or a zoo.

Also on the cover, find fireworks to celebrate the Fourth, p. 16. Tammaro’s Cucina is coming to Litchfield, p. 23. And there’s a ton of live music happening during this long holiday weekend, p. 33.

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Your guide to a summer of books with exciting locales, thrilling adventures, mysteries and more Travel the world this summer, ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of June 21As of June 28Total cases statewide99,32999,455Total current infections statewide196155Total deaths statewide1,3671,371New cases186 (June 15 to June ...
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The elderberries are in full bloom. For my family they hold special significance as they remind us of my father-in ...
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Bedford author’s debut explores coming-of-age For four years, Bedford resident Gigi Georges, who lives part of the year in Maine, ...
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Believe it or not, baseball hits the midpoint this weekend. And with the local nine leading the AL East it’s ...
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Healthy state for kids The 2021 Kids Count Data Book, released last week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, ranks ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities NHAA artists in Manchester: The New Hampshire Art Association recently partnered ...
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Family fun for the weekend An activity now and a snack later Get kids picking summer fruits as a way ...
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It happens to even the best gardeners If you are a regular reader of this column, you know that I ...
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Dear Donna,My husband inherited two very large wooden plaques that hung in his father’s bar in Philadelphia, circa 1948-1955. They ...
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Ann Marie Shea Errand runner Ann Marie Shea is the owner of A&E Errand Services, based in Merrimack. Explain your ...
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News from the local food scene • From vine to glass: Get your tickets now for the next session in ...
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A new handcrafted chocolate and confection shop in Bedford is offering everything from specialty barks and all kinds of flavors ...
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Tammaro’s Cucina coming to Litchfield Donna Tammaro and her daughter, Lindsey Russo, quickly gained a following among family and friends ...
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Tim and Amy Dally of Milford are the owners of Tim’s Drunken Sauces & Rubs (967-4242, timsdrunkensauces@gmail.com, find them on ...
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Combover IPA in a glass and a can by Schilling Beer Company
Celebrate the Fourth of July with the perfect brew Do you remember what you had planned for the Fourth of ...
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KPT, Obliterate (Give/Take Records) Any gothies out there remember industrial DJ Terrorfakt? Oh come on, that’s got to jog a ...
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The Anthropocene Reviewed, by John Green (Dutton, 274 pages) If you only know John Green as the author of young ...
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F9 (PG-13) Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto gets even more reason to talk about family in F9: The Fast Saga, a ...
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Good On Paper (R) Iliza Shlesinger, Ryan Hansen. Also Margaret Cho, who is absolute perfection here. Andrea (Shlesinger, who also ...
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Regional acts gather for Fourth fest Necessity breeds solutions, and last summer Justin Uhlig needed one in a big way ...
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Local music news & events • Folk romance: Named after a Cape Cod salt marsh, Crowes Pasture, the banjo/guitar duo ...
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Communities plan Independence Day celebrations Fourth of July fireworks are looking more promising this year. Concord, Manchester and Nashua are ...
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Big Events July 1, 2021, and beyond Thursday, July 1It’s a weekend of baseball! The New Hampshire Fisher Cats are ...
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Just under a year ago I shared a recipe for double strawberry pavlovas. Today’s recipe is its more simplistic sibling ...
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